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Bike Law - 2017 Michigan Award
Bryan Waldman Mar 15, 2017

We weren’t able to narrow it down to 1 mechanic so we picked 3 mechanics as this year’s Bike Law Michigan Mechanic of the Year!

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Spring Bike Maintenance
Arleigh Jenkins Mar 14, 2017

Read our in-house mechanic’s top tips for getting your bike ready for spring riding.

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Bike Law - Victim Blaming in Bike Crashes
Arleigh Jenkins Mar 07, 2017

Bike Law network members, Lauri Boxer-Macomber (Maine) and Brian Weiss (Colorado) talk about how the media and law enforcement should treat crash reporting more fairly.

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Bike Law Manifesto 02
Arleigh Jenkins Jan 16, 2017

Our second principle is a gentle reminder of why we always turn to the bike.
“Nothing else allows us the independence, pleasure, and power to move so far, so fast, with so little effort.”

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Bike Law Manifesto 01
Arleigh Jenkins Jan 09, 2017

In the start of this new year we think it’s a good time to go back to our roots, our guiding principles – the Bike Law Manifesto.

The first guiding principle is simple.

“We are cyclists because we love to ride, and everybody who loves to ride is a cyclist.”

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Bike Law Kit
Peter Wilborn Sep 20, 2016

It’s new Kit Day at Bike Law HQ!  The one and only Joni Taylor from Texmarket has come through yet again on version 4.0. At this point in our jersey game, the new improvements are tiny, because our 3.0 was pretty darn good. But this is our best yet. The fabrics, the cut, the details, […]

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Bike Law RAGBRAI
Timmy Finch Aug 12, 2016

Since I have returned home from riding across Iowa, a lot of people have asked, “What’s RAGBRAI like?” Well, it’s a lot like riding your bike for the fun of it with your friends and meeting lots of like-minded folks along the route—kind of like when you were a kid. It’s also like a choose-your-adventure […]

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bicycle accident, bike crash, bicycle accident attorney, bicycle accident lawyer, Jan Heine
Mike Dayton Dec 10, 2015

You may not know who Jan Heine is, but as a bicyclist you have probably felt his influence. Those wider road bike tires you now see or ride? Jan often gets credit for that trend. Jan is the editor of Bicycle Quarterly, a magazine that grew out of Jan’s fascination with and research into the […]

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handbuilt bikes, book, holiday gifts
Mike Dayton Dec 02, 2015

Not sure what to get your cycling friends or family members for the holidays? I’ve compiled a list of 10 gift possibilities. Prices range from a buck to a bundle. Enjoy! Bike songs. Everybody loves music, and it’s a bonus when that catchy tune is all about our favorite sport. While the obvious bike-related choice […]

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Group ride, bicycle accident, bike crash, bicycle accident attorney, bicycle accident lawyer
Mike Dayton Nov 27, 2015

Our group made a big mistake on Saturday’s bike ride. Three riders almost got clipped by a pick-up truck as we made a left turn. The good news is everybody’s fine. No harm, no foul. But the incident has gnawed at me for the past few days. How did a group of such experienced riders […]

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Bike Law Bullitt Cargo Bikes
Bryan Waldman Nov 03, 2015

July 24, 2016: We like cargo bikes so much that we now import them.  For more about Christiania Bikes, check out our new site. If you followed the Bike Law National Tour, you probably noticed a number of cargo bikes in our pictures, like this shot from our Detroit scavenger hunt.  Here I am, at […]

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Bike Law Sep 15, 2015

From Detroit we continued west to Chicago — “The Windy City,” “The Second City,” or maybe just “Bike City.” We rolled in to town through a torrential downpour. And arrived at Ancien Cycles on North Milwaukee Avenue (aka The Hipster Highway). While Timmy was navigating the streets and looking for parking, Anne Barnes (the fit guru […]

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